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Available to All AMC Students

We provide comprehensive and confidential mental health services for all students enrolled in the schools located at the Anschutz Medical Campus (Medical, Dental, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health, Physician Assistant, Physical Therapy, graduate school, etc.).  Initial appointments are scheduled relatively quickly, often within the same week.  Options for ongoing care include receiving treatment from the AMC Student Mental Health clinicians, the UCH Outpatient Psychiatry Clinic, and a community network of providers, depending on insurance coverage.


You may also contact us at to request an appointment (please do not use to obtain or discuss clinical information).

For a consultation about a student mental health issue, please call the Student Mental Health Service at 303-724-4716 during business hours (M-F, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.).  


Another option for AMC students is the Campus Health Center (CHC) Student Mental Health branch, located on the 2nd floor of the AMC Health and Wellness Center.  For more information, please call 303-724-6242.


AFTER-HOURS CARE: Call the University of Colorado Hospital operator at 720-848-0000 and ask to speak to the psychiatrist on-call for assistance during off-hours or holidays.

  • If off-campus, call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room. 
  • If on campus, call 303-724-4444 or go to the University of Colorado Hospital Emergency Room (notify ER staff that you are an AMC student).


 Accessing Services

Appointments can be made by calling the Student Mental Health Service at 303-724-4716.  Waiting time is minimal and students are usually seen within a couple of days.  Clinical service hours are 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.  The Student Mental Health Service is located in Building 500, Level 2.1


Visits to the Student Mental Health Service are confidential.  If you want any information to be shared with an outside person, you must sign a release of information.  Any records maintained by the Student Mental Health Service are not part of your academic or administrative records.  The Student Mental ​Health clinicians follow HIPAA and other state laws regarding confidentiality.2

 Conditions Treated

​Conditions and issues treated include:
  • Depression
  • Anxiety/stress
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Substance use disorders
  • Eating disorders
  • Family problems
  • Relationship conflicts
  • Academic difficulties
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Grief and loss
  • ADHD
  • LGBT issues

 Treatment Modalities

​Treatment modalities and services include individual:
  • Individual psychotherapy
  • Couples counseling
  • Group therapy/support groups
  • Famiily therapy
  • Medication management
In addition, consultation is provided to deans, faculty members, and other support staff on any issues related to student mental health. Consultation appointments may be scheduled by calling the Student Mental Health Service at 303-724-4716 during business hours (M-F, 9:00 a.m. -5:00 p.m.).


​Students with UCD Student Insurance (AmeriBen) can be seen for an unlimited number of visits for any diagnosis and with no co-pay or co-insurance.  Students with other insurance are referred to an appropriate provider (on campus or in the community) within their insurance network; please check with your insurance provider concerning coverage terms/limitations (i.e., co-pays, number of visits, etc.).5

 Crisis Services

​For a mental health emergency, dial 911 or go to any emergency room.  If you are on campus, dial 303-724-4444 or you may go to the University of Colorado Hospital Emergency Room; identify yourself as an AMC student, and you will be prioritized and seen by a UC-Denver psychiatry resident and faculty member.​6